Chicago Fire Foundation Associates Board

The Chicago Fire Foundation’s Associates Board is a dynamic group of young professionals who act as ambassadors for the Foundation by supporting events and programs such as P.L.A.Y.S. (Participate, Learn, Achieve, Youth, Soccer). The Associates Board also works to support the Foundation’s mission of improving the quality of life throughout Chicagoland through sports-based youth development and direct service programs by running various fundraising opportunities across the year.

Below are the 2019 Chicago Fire Foundation Associates Board members:

Board Member Position
Alex Firchau Senior Account Executive, Octagon
Brittany Vasquez Robert Half Legal
Bruno Lacaria Head of Strategy & Administration, Invesco PowerShares
Chelle Finkler (Past President) Director, Strategic Engagement & Partnerships, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Christopher Prince Financial Advisor, Oppenheimer & Co Inc.
Christopher Trimbach Associate Managing Director, CIBC
Craig Krzyskowski (Vice President) Engineer, Saratech
Daniel Flannery Enterprise Relationship Manager, Groupon
David Pryor (Treasurer) Associate, DLA Piper, LLP
Horacio Sanchez Account Executive, Tech USA
Joseph Gibson Procurement Sr Manager, Kraft Heinz
Julie Sestan (Secretary) Associate Director, Marketing, Alzheimer's Association
Kyle Griffith Associate Managing Director, CIBC
Kyle Molidor Attorney, Duane Morris, LLP
Liam Taylor Engineer, GEA Group (Germany)
Maxwell Shuftan Director, Cyber Talent Solutions, SANS Institute
Mike Burrows Healthcare Analyst, Aspire Capital
Tim Haaf Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting
Timothy McKinnon (President) Supply Chain Analyst, PepsiCo
Yasir Siddiq Associate, KPMG

The 2019 Executive Committee is as follows: Timothy McKinnon as President, Craig Krzyskowski as Vice President, Julie Sestan as Secretary and David Pryor as Treasurer. More information on the Associates Board and how to apply can be found at

Applications received after July 1, 2019 will be considered for the following calendar year.